Arrests made in Butte mailbox thefts

Posted at 12:54 PM, Apr 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-06 14:54:06-04

Three Butte residents were recently arrested in connection with several mailbox thefts and forgeries.

Butte-Silver Bow Sheriff George Skuletich said the thefts resulted in thousands of dollars in forgeries and thefts from businesses and individuals.

Lawrence Kahle, 51, was arrested on March 20, and is still being held on a $50,000 bond for felony forgery.

Raven Fury, 35, was arrested on March 22, and is being held on a $50,000 bond for 13 counts of misdemeanor possession of stolen property, and two counts of misdemeanor theft, and a charge of felony forgery.

Charles Johnson, 35, was arrested on February 23; he posted bail on a $5,000 bond on one count of felony forgery.

Officials have issued a warrant out for a fourth person in connection with the crimes; the name of that person has not yet been released.

Photos courtesy of Butte-Silver Bow Sheriff Department.

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